Ray Peters
Ray Peters

On stage tonight, a guy many in the hall had seen before but not as a Solo act, so what could we all expect, well first things first as it was down to Compare TONY to bring on stage for the first time at the Club, RAY PETERS and first up was "Talk Is Cheap" then "You Can't Read My Mind and the James House number "This Is Me Missing You" three great numbers to start the show. Ray moved things along with "Guitars, Cadilacs" onto "Another Song I Had To Write" then we all met up with the "High Class Lady" along with the "Goodhearted Woman" who said they were on a "Champagne Promise" and RAY closed the spot with "Baby I'm Right".

During the break TONY is rushing round with the RAFFLE TICKETS well maybe walking and Gill is in the Kitchen selling Tea, Coffee and Rolls, with this all done TONY put's the compare hat on to bring back RAY for the second time tonight and along comes "Billy B Bad" saying "I Love The Honky Tonk Life" and looking at the "Disappearing Tail Lights" then he was off to "Where The Corn Don't Grow" to meet up with the "Gipsy Queen" for a bit of "Virtical Expression". RAY kept things on the right track with "Heaven In My Woman's Eyes" then it was off to "Places" where he said "I Just Wanna Dance With You" then we all heard "If Love Was A River" and we were asked "Is It Friday Yet" which of course it was and the spot closed with "Just To See You Smile".

Ray Peters
Ray Peters

Onto the Dance Floor came Dance Teacher MARTIN noooooo not to dance but to help TONY do the "RAFFLE DRAW" next in line came the "WHAT'S on LIST". Another short break then time for TONY for the final time tonight to bring back RAY and the Derek Ryan number "Old And Grey" along with "Love Her For A While" the Sam Outlaw song started things off well it was then onto "Wagon Wheel" onto a "New Shade Of Blue" then one not heard often "Toes" next up "People Are Crazy" and a great version of "Remember When" up went the tempo for "Seven Nights To Rock" after which we were all "Dreaming With My Eyes Wide Open" and RAY closed the show by telling us all "That's How I Got To Memphis" it was easy to see that compare TONY would have to ask for one for the road and this was "Whisky Gone". There were a couple of numbers that are still on my mind first the old Hank Locklin number from way back then "Please Help Me I'm Falling" along with a Billy Currington song not heard a lot, but a great number "One Way Ticket". Well tonight for his first time at the club RAY put on a brilliant night of LIVE COUNTRY MUSIC and I am sure he will be back, and as he said the Dancers were on the floor from the first number at this very friendly club run by TONY and his better half GILL, who make you very welcome when you walk into the club, well worth a visit but give TONY a ring to book a seat.

Roving Reporter